Revealing hidden light

Hanukkah lite: A more enlightened approach to the Holiday of Light.

Rabbi Pinchas Winston,

Lighting Hanukkah candles
Lighting Hanukkah candles
Yonatan Sindel/Flash 90

For many people Hanukkah is a nice time of year when we light the Menorah and eat some latkes and doughnuts.

It’s family time and many play dreidel to help inject the holiday with even more fun. But, as far as Jewish holidays go, it is not one of the more important ones.

Thematically, it is merely a commemoration of a couple of miracles from the Second Temple period. All of this may be true but it is a very “lite” approach to a heavyweight concept.

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